Keynote: The rise of human-like Artificial Intelligence

What if your computer had a human-like brain, a face, a personality?

tanya-grayWe’re delighted that Soul Machines’s Tanya Gray will be our keynote speaker at INTERFACEXpo 2019. Join her to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its potential for education.

Tanya is a software developer at Soul Machines where she uses web technologies to enable interactions with Digital Humans over the web. Tanya has a passion for education and previously ran Gather Workshops, delivering NCEA-level programming workshops at secondary schools across New Zealand.

About Soul Machines

soul machines logoSoul Machines is changing the face of artificial intelligence right here in New Zealand with innovative technology that allows digital humans that can learn and react in real time. This Auckland-based tech company is creating life-like digital humans who can see you, hear you, and respond to your emotions. It’s the world’s first Human Experience Platform that gives the ability to automate and personalise digital interfaces and interactions at scale.

The company was co-founded in 2016 by Weta Workshop’s Oscar-winner Mark Sagar and Kiwi entrepreneur Greg Cross, whose Venture Development business has also launched companies such as PowerbyProxi and SLI Systems.

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Join us at INTERFACEXpo 2019 

This year we’re hosting Xpo events in Lincoln, Napier and Auckland. It’s free for school educators. Register your interest at